|2013 Summer Intensive|
“Intricacy in form, therefore, I shall define to be that peculiarity in the lines which compose it, that leads the eye a wanton kind of chase, and from the pleasure that gives the mind, entitles it to the name of beautiful…”
- William Hogarth, The Analysis of Beauty (1753)
|LOCATION:||The 2013 Summer Intensive will be held in the Intensive Course Studio, on our main campus in Argenton-Chateau(79), a medieval town north of Bordeaux and south of the Loire Valley, in the Poitou-Charentes region of southwestern France. |
Argenton-Chateau is situated 2.5 hours from Paris-Montparnasse (total travel time: TGV train + program shuttlebus).
Please see our FACILITIES page for complete details on the Intensive Course Studio.
|CLASS DATES:||May 23, 2013 – August 17, 2013 (Mid-summer break: June 28 – July 6, 2013) |
One 5-week term, a one-week vacation, followed by one 6-week term; 12 weeks total
|CLASS SCHEDULE:||The daily schedule is 6 hours of life-model, 5 days a week (Sunday – Thursday, 9am – 6pm).|
Figure poses will vary in length between 10 minutes and two weeks (50+ hrs.).
The course will offer lecture-demonstrations 1-2x weekly and in-studio critique, 4 days per week.
Full-time faculty will occasionally work alongside students as fellow artists.
|CLASS SIZE:||12 maximum + instructors|
The class will accept a maximum of 12 students, plus 2 alternates in case of cancellations.
|WHO is ELIGIBLE?||Anyone may apply - There are no academic or other pre-requisites.|
All students must enroll full-time for this 12-week course.There is no option for part-time enrollment, or late arrival.
See the application PDF for current portfolio requirements.
|TUITION PRICE:||5200 euros, shared 2BR housing included **|
Instructed figure sessions 30 hrs/ week for 12 weeks total, including a one-week vacation.
|PAYMENT DEADLINE||For priority applicants, tuition payment is due in two installments:|
3250 euros is due on January 21, 2013.
The remaining 1950 euros is due on April 20, 2013.
|HOUSING:||Twelve weeks of 2BR shared housing in Argenton-Chateau included in tuition price.Students live in program housing, assigned and billed starting March 15, in the order that applications were received.|
Please see our LODGING and LIFE page for complete details on housing in Argenton-Chateau.
|WHEN to APPLY:||The priority application deadline was January 1, 2013.|
Admissions are now closed.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: “Summer Intensive 2013″
The 2013 Summer Intensive is entitled “Re-forming the Elements of Figurative Art”
Figure sessions meet for 12 weeks of drawing and painting the human figure from life, 30 hrs. per week.
It will be team-taught by the artists Timothy Stotz, Tobias Hall, and Nicole Michelle Tully.
The Summer Intensive course offers a full-time, structured curriculum of daily figure drawing and painting from life.
There is no option for part-time enrollment, or late arrival.
Applications may be downloaded from our HOW TO APPLY page.
Please review frequently asked questions on our FAQS page.
Advice on how to get to Argenton-Chateau is on the TRAVEL page.